Poema Arcanus

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Poema Arcanus
OriginSantiago, Chile
GenresDoom/death metal
Years active1991 onward
LabelsPicorocos Records,[1] Rawforce Productions, Aftermath Music
Associated actsAgiance, Atomic Noise Machine, Capilla Ardiente, Heretics, Mourners Lament, Procession, Trimegisto
MembersClaudio Carrasco García - Vocals
Juan Díaz - Bass
Igor Leiva Benavides - Guitars
Luis Moya - Drums
Past membersPablo Tapia
Italo Martinez
Claudio Botarro Neira
Roxana Espinoza
Michel Leroy
Eduardo Zenteno

Poema Arcanus is a Chilean death/doom metal band that was formed in the early 1990s and has four full-length studio albums under their name. The band was originally named Garbage; they later changed their name to Garbage Breed and eventually settled on their current name of Poema Arcanus.[2] Influences of Poema Arcanus include, among others, Autopsy, Candlemass, Fields of the Nephilim, My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Queensrÿche, Solitude Aeturnus, and Voivod.[2] This band has been a live supporting act for bands such as Napalm Death, Moonspell, and Candlemass.[1] They are currently signed to the Norwegian label Aftermath Music.


Current members[3][edit]

  • Claudio Carrasco – vocals (1991 onward)
  • Juan Díaz - bass guitar (2018 onward)
  • Igor Leiva – guitars (1991 onward)
  • Luis Moya – drums (1999 onward)

Former members[edit]

  • Michel Leroy – keyboards[2]
  • Claudio Botarro – bass guitar[2]
  • Pablo Tapia - bass guitar
  • Juan Pablo Vallejos - bass guitar
  • Igor Leiva – guitars[1]
  • Eduardo Zenteno – drums[1]
  • Roxana Espinoza – keyboards[1]
  • Alonso – drums[4]


  • Underdeveloped (under the moniker Garbage; demo, 1995)
  • Innocent Shades (under the moniker Garbage Breed; demo, 1996)
  • Promo Tape (demo, 1997)
  • Southern Winds (demo, 1998)
  • Arcane XIII (full-length, 1999)
  • Iconoclast (full-length, 2002)
  • Buried Songs: the Early Times (compilation, 2003)
  • Telluric Manifesto (full-length, 2005)
  • Timeline Symmetry[5] (full-length, 2009)
  • Transient Chronicles (2012)


  1. ^ a b c d e Poema Arcanus Biography collapse.cl. 2010-01-26. Retrieved on 2010-06-14. Spanish
  2. ^ a b c d Poema Arcanus "Arcane Doom From Chile!" interview metalglory.de. 2010-01-25. Retrieved on 2010-06-11.
  3. ^ a b Poema Arcanus metalkingdom.net. Retrieved on 2010-06-07.
  4. ^ Poema Arcanus biography eatingmetal.com. Retrieved on 2010-06-14. Spanish
  5. ^ Poema Arcanus to Release 'Timeline Symmetry' in September Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine blabbermouth.net. 2009-07-08. Retrieved on 2010-06-07.

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